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Guided Walk, from 22 Sep 2016, free entry


Guided walks

Guided walks


Ashbourne Town Council,
Town Hall,

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 29 Sep Free Guided Walks
Sat 1 Oct Free Guided Walks


The free guided tours with local and knowledgeable guides will introduce you to Ashbourne's history and give you glimpses into the yards, buildings, famous people and old traditions.

Disabled accessGift shopWelcome Host

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 29 Sep 2016 11:00 to 12:15
Sat 1 Oct 2016 11:00 to 15:00
Explore the fascinating history of this fine Georgian market town with one of our local knowledgeable guides.


Free entry



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Map reference: SK 180467  Lat: 53.01783 Long: -1.73312

Located on the Market Place. From Buxton A515, proceed down the hill into Ashbourne, the Market Place is on the right hand side. From Derby A52, go straight over the traffic lights onto Compton, then Dig Street. Turn right at the junction and up the hill signposted Buxton. The Market Place is on the left hand side. From Lichfield, head into Ashbourne and at the traffic lights, turn left into Compton and follow the directions above. From Matlock, take the A6 through Matlock Bath and turn right at the traffic lights onto the B5035. Stay on this road until it becomes King Street and at the junction with the A515, head straight over into the Market Place.

Parking: with charge


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
  • cobbles stones

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • There is also an out of hours board for your information


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
  • YesAudible alarm system